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Phuket rescue workers hand out black ribbons to mourners

PHUKET: Kusoldharm rescue workers at Baan Thareua in Thalang have handed out more than 1,000 handmade black ribbons to residents who do not have black attire to wear every day so that they can use them as symbol of mourning during the mourning period of His Majesty the King who passed away last Thursday (Oct 13).

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Tuesday 18 October 2016, 05:34PM


Rescue workers hand out ribbons at Heroines Monument. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub
Rescue workers hand out ribbons at Heroines Monument. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

Kusoldharm rescue workers led by Mr Krisana Kamphung today assembled more than 1,000 black ribbons with safety pins to give away to residents who do not have a black top to wear every day of the week.

Mr Krisana said, “We handed out black ribbons around Heroines monument to local residents. They can pin them on the left side of their sleeve to show they a mourning the death of HM King Bhumibol.

“My team and I want to do this charity work in honour of His Majesty. This is a very small thing compared to what he has done for us, but it is one way of giving back to His Majesty,” he said.

“Most people do not have enough black clothing to wear every day so we decided to make a ribbons to give to them,” he added.

 

 

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